Sage Hospitality Resources Executive Meeting Manager in Atlanta, Georgia

12450BR

Req #:

12450BR

Why Us:

The Hilton Garden/Homewood Suites Midtown Atlanta is seeking a talented Executive Meeting Manager to join our leadership team. We offer great benefits and an opportunity for growth and development. People love working at Sage because of what we stand for. We dare to be different; not only in the experiences we provide our guests, but also in the experiences we provide our associates. Being true to ourselves is simply a part of who we are. Together, we strive to create a community that is based on integrity, respect, creativity, and mutual support. Being part of an organization where things matter is what our associates' value most.

Job Title:

Executive Meeting Manager

Location Name:

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Midtown

City:

Atlanta

EEO Statement:

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Posting Overview:

The Executive Meetings Manager is responsible for booking short term meetings and groups into the hotel. Supervises and executes set up, break down, and service of conference meeting rooms.

Requirements:

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Compassion

Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pain of others.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Knowledge/Skills

Must possess the ability to negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals and hotel guests.

Ability to manage extensive amounts of information.

Knowledge of sales procedures associated with the hotel industry.

Excellent written skills sufficient to produce sales and marketing communication.

Excellent spoken and presentation skills

Considerable ability to listen effectively.

Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team.

Flexible schedule: some weekends/holidays and travel are required as needed.

Abilities

Sitting 85%, Walking 5%, Standing 5%, bending, kneeling, lifting, climbing 5%

Must have dexterity/mobility to tour property and attend functions, to climb stairs, and operate basic office equipment.

Education/Formal Training

Math Skills:Requires mathematical development sufficient to be able to: Deal with system of real numbers; algebraic solution of equations; and probability and statistical inference. Apply fractions, percentages, ratio and proportion.

Language Skills:Must have developed language skills to the point to be able to: Read newspapers, periodicals, journals, and manuals. Write business letters, summaries and reports using prescribed format and conforming to all rules of punctuation, grammar, diction and style. Participate effectively in discussions and debates. Speak extemporaneously on a variety of subjects

Experience

Prefer 1-2 years previous hotel experience.

Marketing experience in the travel and tourism industry desirable, with a demonstrated ability to lead and manage large scale initiatives.

Material/Equipment Used

General office equipment: computer, typewriter, copier, facsimile, telephone, calculator, etc.

Environment

Office environment, weather exposure when making sales calls

Position Type:

Full Time - Regular

State:

GA

Address 1:

97 10th Street NW